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    Cairns Waterfront Backpackers

    83 The Esplanade, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
    011 61 7 3483 0503
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    • Excellent48%
    • Very good13%
    • Average9%
    • Poor10%
    • Terrible20%
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    “free bbq” (8 reviews)
    “great hostel” (8 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
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    Self-Serve Laundry
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 18 June 2017

    Had a decent stay here for the price! Yes it's not the prettiest hostel but the staff (especially leigh on the front desk) were helpful and friendly, which really makes the difference. Youre literally a stone's throw from the beautiful lagoon so even though their...More

    Thank Abigail L
    Reviewed 30 May 2017

    Very cramped rooms, in poor condition, bathrooms terrible. Pool has grime line 2 feet width, pool area nice if like macho pretenders and extremely loud offensive rap music - played all night with drunk boys shouting. Also construction noise all day.

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    Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

    I just copy the email sent to the management. "Hello, I stayed in your hostel from friday to sunday. The check in time was till 11.30pm but when i arrived with my boyfriend the reception was closed. I called the number but no one answered...More

    Thank Deborah T
    Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

    I have been traveling for several months now, but I have never experienced such a terrible hostel before. The daily manager/owner got quite tipsy and started to get very rude and offensive. The hostel itself is dirty and have a bad smell to it. In...More

    Thank Mathias Y
    Response from Leigh D, Front Office Manager at Cairns Waterfront BackpackersResponded 20 April 2017

    Hi guys your review is very interesting as we Don't actually have a room 5 at our hostel. We are wondering if you might have got the hostel mixed up with another hostel.?

    Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

    Firstly I'd like to say that the staff are so so friendly. Very welcoming when we arrived, throughout our stay and were lovely when we checked out too. It is also in a fantastic location, right on the esplanade. However this does mean it's very...More

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    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Airport Transportation
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    • Air Conditioning
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    • US$ 22 - US$ 41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Kitchenette
    • Number of rooms
    • 19
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